Definitions For Onset


  • (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
  • The beginning or early stages
  • The beginning of something

Is Onset a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Onset is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Onset in a Sentence

  • The walls withstood the onset of the first battalion
  • The claim that if you take enough vitamin C at the onset of a cold, you'll often recover faster

Synonyms for Onset

Antonyms for Onset

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